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Old 01-10-2009
HoHow to compile Linux dialog - "curses.h" missing ?

Hi,

I tried native compile Linux dialog for Linux embedded device
and got "curses.h" error message.

As Linux dialog is already compiled and working as Debian .deb package (installed it).
What is a way to import curses.h from other package sources to work for dialog sources compilation in my case ?

What is missing and I was advised to look for
ncurses-devel package.
Unfortunately ncurses-devel has not been compiled as a package either.


Happy New Year

Darius
# 2  
Old 01-10-2009
How to compile Linux dialog (curses.h - missing) ?

Hi,

looking for expert's opinion on how to compile Linux dialog for my embedded device (native compilation), as tried and get curses.h messing message.
ncurses-devel package has not been compiled either to provide me with
curses.h .

Dialog is already compiled for Debian as .deb package, I installed and worked smoothly.

curses.h header manual
<curses.h>

Google query for curses.h
curses.h - Google Search

Tried to compile the following ncurses.c code and curses.h header is missing.
Curses Example - ncurses Tutorial

Any idea, solution HowTo compile Linux dialog ?

Happy New Year

Darius
# 3  
Old 01-10-2009
follow-up

as I expect get answer from experts in Linux/Unix

tell me what curses.h header should I copy to Linux dialog sources
to compile this example

Curses Example - ncurses Tutorial

there is a number of curses.h examples on the net
just a few
src/lib/libcurses/curses.h - view - 1.86

Cross Reference: /onnv/onnv-gate/usr/src/ucbhead/curses.h

CURSESP.ZIP - \CURSES.H - Unix Curses Window Lib for Turbo C++-Borland

Which one should I start editing for unslung packages ?

Darius
 
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